Ear Candling

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A form of alternative therapy in which the tapered end of an ear candle is placed in a person's ear while the other end of the candle is lit, in the belief that earwax and other impurities are drawn out of the ear canal by a partial vacuum created by the candle flame.

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Earthing

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Grounding, or Earthing, is defined as placing one's bare feet on the ground whether it be dirt, grass, sand or concrete (especially when humid or wet). When you ground to the electron-enriched earth, an improved balance of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system occurs.

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Electrolysis

Glossary Term | Category: Glossary Terms

The destruction of hair roots by an electronic current.

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Electrolysis

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Electrolysis is treatment that results in permanent hair removal. Electrolysis is a treatment whereby a fine needle (wire filament or probe) is inserted into a hair follicle, and an electric current (galvanic and/or radio frequency) is passed down the needle to destroy the hair follicle so that it can no longer produce new hair.

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Treatments using the stimulating properties of a low voltage electric current. Used to reaffirm muscle, eliminate cellulite and help in weight loss treatments.

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Energy Healing

Article | Category: Glossary Terms

An umbrella term for any therapy that manipulates energy circuits in our physical or subtle bodies to regain balance and facilitate our bodies innate healing mechanisms.

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Esalen Massage

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Developed and refined over the last 20 years by the Esalen Institute in California, this massage combines Swedish and sensory relaxation massage techniques.

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Esthetician

Job Description | Category: Human Resources

The Esthetician administers professional facials, waxing services and more to your guests. They must possess a thorough knowledge of the skin, have excellent facial massage and skin extraction techniques, possess excellent cleanliness and sanitation skills and be willing to train in our spa’s specific facial treatment offerings. They must possess excellent communication skills and be able to learn the product and service knowledge necessary to effectively provide wellness and beauty solutions to meet the needs of your guests. They must hold and maintain a current state license.

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Exfoliation

Glossary Term | Category: Glossary Terms

Skin treatment where the upper layer of dead skin cells is sloughed off. A variety of techniques can be used and the treatment is called accordingly: loofah rub, salt scrub, body glow, brush and tone, etc.

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